Tag: Music for Grown Ups

Radio Appearances Past and Future

This is a summary of all of Derek Shelmerdine’s radio appearances. Follow the links for details of all of these radio appearances: the podcasts, associated blogs and extended playlists. Radio Appearances Alien X Radio – The John Lebang Show – USA: Next appearance: July 30 …The John Lebang Show is then syndicated all the following…


RocknRoll Unravelled Hour July Meridian FM

The RocknRoll Unravelled Hour July, Derek Shelmerdine in conversation with host Dave Roberts on his show Music for Grown Ups on Meridian FM, 20 July 2017. What was happening in the rock’n’roll world in July down the years, from the roots to mid-1970s punk… The show is based on information in Derek Shelmerdine’s book Rock’n’Roll…


RocknRoll Unravelled Hour June Meridian FM

The RocknRoll Unravelled Hour June, Derek Shelmerdine in conversation with host Dave Roberts on his show Music for Grown Ups on Meridian FM, 8 June 2017. What was happening in the rock’n’roll world in June down the years, from the roots to mid-1970s punk… The show is based on information in Derek Shelmerdine’s book Rock’n’Roll…


Three Producers Who Shaped RocknRoll Meridian

Three Producers Who Shaped RocknRoll, recorded in conversation with Dave Roberts on his Music for Grown Ups, 15 September 2016, Meridian FM Three producers who most definitely helped to shape the course of rock’n’roll: Sam Phillips, Phil Spector and George Martin. Sam Phillips founded Sun Records in the early 1950s and introduced the world to,…


1970s British Glam Rock Meridian FM

1970s British Glam Rock, recorded in conversation with Dave Roberts on his Music for Grown Ups, Thursday 20 July, 8.20 pm (UK) on Meridian FM In the middle of the 1960s beat music morphed into rock music. As bands such as Cream, The Doors and the Pink Floyd emerged and the music took on a…


RocknRoll Unravelled Hour October Meridian FM

The RocknRoll Unravelled Hour October, Derek Shelmerdine in conversation with host Dave Roberts on his show Music for Grown Ups on Meridian FM, 20 October 2016. What was happening in the rock’n’roll world in October down the years, from its roots to mid-1970s punk… The show is based on information in Derek Shelmerdine’s book Rock’n’Roll…


RocknRoll Unravelled Hour May

The RocknRoll Unravelled Hour May, Derek Shelmerdine in conversation with host Dave Roberts on his show Music for Grown Ups on Meridian FM, 18 May 2017. What was happening in the rock’n’roll world in May down the years, from the roots to mid-1970s punk… The show is based on information in Derek Shelmerdine’s book Rock’n’Roll…


1960s British Psychedelia

1960s British Psychedelia, recorded in conversation with Dave Roberts on his Music for Grown Ups, (9 March, 8.20 pm (UK) on Meridian FM Dave and Derek were joined on the telephone by Tomorrow’s lead singer Keith West. The mid 1960s was a time of innovation, when bands such as Pink Floyd and Soft machine added…


RocknRoll Unravelled Hour April

The RocknRoll Unravelled Hour April, Derek Shelmerdine in conversation with host Dave Roberts on his show Music for Grown Ups on Meridian FM, 6 April 2017. What was happening in the rock’n’roll world in April down the years, from its roots to mid-1970s punk… The show is based on information in Derek Shelmerdine’s book Rock’n’Roll…


The Chuck Berry Story

The Chuck Berry Story, recorded in conversation with Dave Roberts on his Music for Grown Ups, Thursday 6 April, 8.20 pm (UK) on Meridian FM Chuck Berry (born 18 October 1926, died 18 March 2017) was one of the titans of rock’n’roll. John Lennon was quoted as saying, “If you tried to give rock’n’roll another…